1852 Fielding Lucas Nautical Chart Map of the Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Bay
Code: ChesapeakeBay-fieldinglucas-1852
Price: $8,000.00
AddDate: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:29:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/lucas.txt
Condition: Very good condition. Some repairs lower left corner. Soiling including spot near Medley's Neck. Original linen backing with stamps and owner's signature.
Date: 1852 (dated)
Height: 41
Note: The only significant map of the Chesapeake Bay to be issued between the early 19th century Admiralty Charts and the Coast Survey Charts of the 1860s.
References: Rumsey 5436.000 (1840 edition). Foster, J. W., Fielding Lucas, Jr., Early 19th Century American Publisher of Fine Books and Maps, 'American Antiquarian Society', October 1955, Volume 64, Part 2, 162-212. Guthorn, Peter J., United States Coastal Charts, p. 78 (illus. on dust jacket). Papenfuse, E. C., and Coale, J. M., Atlas of Historical Maps of Maryland, p. 86 and fig.78. Ristow, W., American Maps and Mapmakers, pp. 266-268.
Scale: 1 : 360000
Tags: Fielding Lucas, Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay
Title: A Chart of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.
Width: 29
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1855 Imray Map Nautical Chart of the East Coast of the United States: New York to Florida
Code: VirginiaCarolinaGeorgia-imray-1855
Price: $4,500.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 01:04:32
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/imray.txt
Condition: Very good, remarkably so. Minor soiling, right side. Minor verso repair, left side. Occasional manuscript annotation and additional soundings added in pencil. Is much cleaner than image above suggests due to difficulties in imaging such a large piece.
Date: 1855 (dated)
Height: 41
Note: One of only three known examples of this important early chart covering Florida, Virginia, Georgia, New Jersey, and the Carolinas.
Scale: 1 : 750000
Title: Chart of the East Coast of North America, Extending from New York to the Strait of Florida, including Plans on a Large Scale of the Principal Harbors, Drawn chiefly from the Surveys made by order of the United States Government.
Width: 78
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1872 British Admiralty Map or Chart of Crete or Candia, Greece (set of 2 maps)
Code: Crete-admiralty-1872
Price: $1,200.00
AddDate: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:04:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/admiralty.txt
Condition: Very good. Backed on linen. Some wear and verso repair over centerfold and bottom edge of the left sheet. Minor wear and some spotting at places. Set of 2 sheets.
Date: 1872 (dated)
Height: 28
Scale: 1 : 1150000
Tags: British Admiralty Chart
Title: Mediterranean. Western Part of Candia or Crete (Kirit Adasi Turkish). Eastern Part of Candia or Crete (Kirit Adasi Turkish).
Width: 79
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1840 S.D.U.K. Map of Polynesia or the Islands in the Pacific Ocean
Code: Polynesia-sduk-1844
Price: $200.00
AddDate: Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:56:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/sduk.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/chapmanhall.txt
Cartographer 3: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/walkerjohn.txt
Condition: Very good. Bears University of California Library Stamp, from which it was deaccessioned, in lower right quadrant. Blank on verso.
Date: 1840 (dated)
Height: 13
Publication: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/publications/sdukatlas.txt
References: Rumsey 0890.154. Phillips (Atlases) 794.
Source: Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, (London: Chapman and Hall)
Tags: SDUK, Chapman and Hall, Walker
Title: Polynesia or Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Width: 16
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